Go ahead and laugh. I know fanfiction is often regarded as Real Writing's ugly step-cousin. It's the dregs of the written word, where art and creativity go to be brutally murdered. If you don't know, fanfiction is any story written in or about an existing piece of art. Like writing a new episode of Lost. … Continue reading Why Fanfiction Is a Great Place to Start a Writing Career
You would think that after fourteen years of writing I would learn to click that little "Save" button in the upper-left corner at least once per day. Nope. My computer reset itself for unknown reasons and now I've lost a page of material. It's only a page, yes, but that page represented a full day's … Continue reading A Creator’s Journey #1–Fanficing
There's something magical for a writer about looking back at your old works. They're like little time capsules; you don't just read the words you once wrote, you feel the things you once felt. Thanks to this article by Zen Scribbles, I went back and perused an old fanfiction website to see if some of … Continue reading What Was Your First Story?